So many festivals. So little time.

It seems like there’s always something happening here. More big events. More new festivals. More of everything. To the point where you’ll wish you had more time. :::: Tosha Gaines Photography


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Magic of Model Trains

Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham

November 19 - December 31

The Magic of Model Trains is a holiday tradition, and McWane Science Center is excited to announce its return for the 2022 holiday season. Discover trains of every shape and size inside this awe-inspiring exhibit of locomotive displays. No detail is too small for our miniature landscapes. Be your own conductor; investigate the “I Spy,” Magic of Model Train addition; fly through the air on the McWane Zipline; and take a ride on the McWane train. Yes, you read that right. Back by popular...

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The Magic of Model Trains is a holiday tradition, and McWane Science Center is excited to announce its return for the 2022 holiday season. Discover trains of every shape and size inside this awe-inspiring exhibit of locomotive displays. No detail is too small for our miniature landscapes. Be your own conductor; investigate the “I Spy,” Magic of Model Train addition; fly through the air on the McWane Zipline; and take a ride on the McWane train. Yes, you read that right. Back by popular demand, the McWane Zipline and McWane Train will return to the Magic of Model Trains exhibition for 2022.

The Magic of Model Trains will open Saturday, November 19 and will keep curious minds entertained for hours! Entrance to this exhibit is included with regular price of admission, so chug on into McWane this holiday season.

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Dates & times

Thu, Dec 08 @ 9:00 am Fri, Dec 09 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 10 @ 10:00 am + 13 more dates and times

Sun, Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Dec 14 @ 9:00 am Thu, Dec 15 @ 9:00 am Fri, Dec 16 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 17 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 18 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Dec 21 @ 9:00 am Thu, Dec 22 @ 9:00 am Fri, Dec 23 @ 9:00 am Wed, Dec 28 @ 9:00 am Thu, Dec 29 @ 9:00 am Fri, Dec 30 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 31 @ 10:00 am - Less dates

Admission

Adults – $16 / Kids 2-12 – $13 / Seniors 65+ – $15 Museum hours: Wednesday-Friday 9am-5pm Saturday 10am-5pm Sunday 12pm-5pm Closed Thanksgiving Day Closed Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Closed New Year’ s Day

205-714-8300

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